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Photo: Megan Moore as Rosina in "The Barber of Seville" at Seattle Opera....
Heather Bosch

Opera known for catchy music, humor shines in Seattle

KIRO Newsradio's Heather Bosch spoke with key people involved in Seattle Opera's production of "The Barber of Seville."
8 days ago
Photo: Missy Elliott performs "Lose Control" at the 65th annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 5, 20...
Julia Dallas

Is it worth it? Let her work it — Missy Elliott, Ciara coming to Seattle

Take it back to the 2000s this summer. R&B queen Missy Elliott is coming to Seattle and she's bringing stars Ciara and Busta Rhymes.
1 month ago
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Paul Holden

Weekend revelry roundup: SquatchCon arrives, cherry blossoms galore

If you aren't glued to the TV for March Madness hoping that your bracket won't bust, there's still lots to do this weekend!
2 months ago
Photo: John Legend poses for a portrait on Monday, Aug. 15, 2022, in West Hollywood, Calif., to pro...
Julia Dallas

Chateau Ste. Michelle announces eclectic summer concert series

Chateau Ste. Michelle winery in Woodinville announced the full list of its popular summer concert series on Monday.
2 months ago
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Paul Holden

Whimsical weekend roundup: Seattle offers dancing, drinks, art, movies

Friday is here yet again and it is time to get out and enjoy some fun in the Pacific Northwest this weekend.
2 months ago
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Julia Dallas

Capitol Hill Block Party announces 2024 indie, pop, edm lineup

Capitol Hill Block Party is back with another electric lineup. On Tuesday, the event revealed a diverse set of artists.
2 months ago
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Paul Holden

Holden: Emerald City Comic Con’s guest lineup ‘biggest one I’ve seen’

Don't be alarmed if you see elves or superheroes walking the streets of Seattle this weekend. Emerald City Comic Con has returned!
3 months ago
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Julia Dallas

Olympic gold medal won by ‘Boys in the Boat’ rower to be auctioned

John White, one of "The Boys in the Boat," rowed for the University of Washington when they won gold in 1936 Berlin.
3 months ago
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Comedian Richard Lewis, who recently starred on ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm,’ dies at 76

Acclaimed comedian Richard Lewis, known for exploring his neuroses in frantic, stream-of-consciousness diatribes, has died.
3 months ago
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Associated Press

Country singer-songwriter Toby Keith dies after battling stomach cancer

Toby Keith, a sometimes polarizing figure in country music who crafted an identity around his macho, pro-American swagger, has died. He was 62.
3 months ago
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Paul Holden

Weekend revelry roundup: Tasty treats, strange brews and more

Kicking things off is a busy day full of tasty treats and funky beats.
4 months ago
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Associated Press

Chita Rivera, pioneering Tony-winning dancer and singer, dies at 91

Chita Rivera, the dancer, singer and actress who won 2 Tony awards in a Broadway career that forged a path for Latina artists, died Tuesday. She was 91.
4 months ago
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Steve Coogan

Justin Timberlake announces tour and Seattle is one of his first stops

Justin Timberlake will make Seattle his second stop on his latest tour and play at Climate Pledge Arena on May 2.
4 months ago
Actor Alec Baldwin, speaks in Midlothian, Virginia, on Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019. Prosecutors announce...

Grand jury indicts Alec Baldwin in fatal shooting on movie set in New Mexico

A grand jury indicted Alec Baldwin on Friday on an involuntary manslaughter charge in a 2021 fatal shooting during a rehearsal on a movie set in New Mexico.
4 months ago
Cast members from "Succesion" (from L) US actor Alan Ruck, Australian actress Sarah Snook, Swedish ...

‘Succession’ dominates drama Emmys, ‘The Bear’ claims comedy and Quinta Brunson makes history

Succession” secured its legacy with its third best drama series award, “The Bear” feasted as the night's top comedy, and the two shows about squabbling families dominated the acting awards at Monday night's Emmys.
4 months ago
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Bill Kaczaraba, MyNorthwest and Jocelyn Noveck, The Associated Press

Golden Globes include twists, turns, a local winner, and host

A former Mountlake Terrace resident became the first Indigenous person to win a Golden Globe for best actress and a Tacoma-raised comedian hosted the show.
4 months ago
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Associated Press

Comedian Tom Smothers, half of the Smothers Brothers, dies at 86

Tom Smothers, half of the Smothers Brothers and the co-host of one of the most socially conscious television shows in history, has died at 86.
5 months ago
Image: Norman Lear speaks at the Oscar Wilde Awards 2020 in Santa Monica, California, on Feb. 6, 20...

Norman Lear, producer of TV’s ‘All in the Family’ and influential liberal advocate, has died at 101

Norman Lear, the writer, director and producer who revolutionized prime time television with "All in the Family," “The Jeffersons” and “Maude,” died at 101.
5 months ago
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MyNorthwest Staff

Quiz: Test your Thanksgiving knowledge

How well do you know Thanksgiving?
6 months ago
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Hollywood’s strikes are both now over as actors reach deal with studios

A deal was reached late Wednesday to end what was, at nearly four months, the longest strike ever for film and television actors.
6 months ago
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Associated Press

Matthew Perry, star of ‘Friends,’ Emmy-nominated actor dies at 54

"Friends" star Matthew Perry, the Emmy-nominated actor whose Chandler Bing was among TV's most famous and most quotable characters, has died at 54.
7 months ago
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Frank Sumrall

Local theaters flooded with horror classics this weekend to celebrate Halloween

As the Halloween season fast approaches, now is the time to delve into 2023's offering of horror and thrillers, both in theaters and on streaming.
7 months ago
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Frank Sumrall

‘Killers of the Flower Moon’: A masterful American odyssey with Wash. ties

At times an investigative mystery, at moments a romantic tale, and consistently a story about crime, this is Scorsese coming to terms with his own morality.
7 months ago
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Frank Sumrall

UW’s iconic ‘Boys in the Boat’ rowing team subject of new George Clooney film

The cast includes Joel Edgerton, Chris Diamantopoulos, Callum Turner and Jack Mulhern, with Mark L. Smith adapting Brown’s book for the screen.
7 months ago